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Details of extension .tzst

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .tzst file extension, which is related to Zstandard Compressed TAR Archive. We'll explain what exactly a .tzst file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .tzst files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


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tzst file - Zstandard Compressed TAR Archive

Zstandard Compressed TAR Archive

The TZST file is a Zstandard Compressed TAR Archive. Zstandard is a fast compression algorithm, providing high compression ratios.
Category: Archive files
Application: Zstandard
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.zst Zstandard Compressed Data

The .tzst file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .tzst extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .tzst file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.tst RPG Toolkit Tile Data
.zst ZSNES Save State File
.tzs TUGZip Script
.tzt CP/M Video Mode Data

The .tzst extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .tzst filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

tst (1), zst (1), tzs (1), tzt (1)

Having trouble opening a .tzst file?

If you want to open a .tzst file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .tzst association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.tzst

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android